When shopping for a new mobile phone, most people mull over their options for several hours. But when selecting their benefits, they spend an average of only 18 minutes enrolling. Many workers say they don’t understand their benefit options or how the plans will meet their needs. So throughout the year, employers need to communicate … Read Full Article
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Employees love earning rewards and incentives, especially when it comes to their dental health. Many employees earn these benefits annually by taking care of their teeth and meeting reward requirements. But due to COVID-19, many employees are losing out on earned rewards and incentives, because they can’t visit the dentist. Here’s how to help workers … Read Full Article
It’s no secret that employees value their health benefits. However, many workers find insurance plans confusing. So they often put off enrolling in benefits programs. About 73% of employees spend less than an hour, and 41% spend less than 30 minutes, reviewing plan information. Because employee benefits can change each year, workers need to know … Read Full Article
Businesses have faced unprecedented experiences during the pandemic. Employers had to develop solutions on the fly to help employees figure out how to deal with work and life changes. Recently, Employee Benefit News magazine talked with April Rimpley, senior vice president of human resources at Ameritas, about the challenges of the pandemic. Here are four … Read Full Article
The pandemic has had a significant effect on employees’ stress levels and their health. Many employees now work remotely. Other people who lost their jobs are working part-time or as contract employees. Whatever their job status, all employees want and need health benefits. Many employers are struggling financially and cannot afford to offer benefits to … Read Full Article
Many employers offer employees a variety of health insurance benefits. Dental and vision insurance are popular, and employees and their families widely use the coverage. However, even though dental and vision benefits are typically easier to understand than medical benefits, both employers and employees admit that they don’t always understand their coverage. Also, many find … Read Full Article
Even though you brush and floss your teeth daily, you still may need a filling, root canal or crown during the year. Dental insurance helps offset these unexpected costs.Read Full Article
Over 60% of American employees are working from home since the recent pandemic started. Business experts report that for many employees, this work arrangement could be permanent. And managers know it is essential to keep encouraging and motivating their teams. Research shows happy employees are more productive. One way to maintain employee engagement is to … Read Full Article
In business and life, change is constant. Markets go up and down, companies merge and close, economies struggle, and global issues affect people’s lives. Knowing how to respond to these changes is challenging. Employees especially worry about how these changes will affect their jobs and livelihood. Employers can empower workers and provide reassurance to help … Read Full Article
Students graduating from high school or junior college often take undergraduate or graduate courses to pursue career goals. However, many need financial aid to pay for their education. Here’s what to know about student loans for financial aid guidance.